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by Denise Williams, The Sowetan in 2012
A report on Child Support Grant Evaluation released by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini in Gugulethu on the Cape Flats this week found examples of misuse of grants, bribery and attempts to mislead or deceive officials in order to get grants. Other problems included isolated incidents...
by Clar Ni Chonghaile, The Guardian (Global Development) in 2012
The World Bank said in April that 120 cash transfer programmes had been rolled out in Africa over the past 10 years. Given the volatile global economy and frequent climate-related events such as drought, the bank said, "there is significant scope to improve and expand these programmes. The latest...
by Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) (ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement) in 2012
You’re invited to make the connection 6–9 November 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Join CTA (ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement) from 6-9 November 2012 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the future of agricultural value chains. This unique four day event will bring together international experts and...
by PRNewsWire in 2012
Monsanto Announces $50 Million Commitment To African Agricultural Development At Symposium On Global Agriculture And Food Security (via PR Newswire) ST. LOUIS, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Chairman, President and CEO Hugh Grant today will announce the company's...
by Heath Mitchell, The Guatemala Times in 2012
Sierra Leone is but one flashpoint for an increasingly aggressive land-grab industry. Socfin SL is a subsidiary of a larger multinational agribusiness investor called Groupe Socfin. This multinational corporation has been accused of engaging in land grabs in countries all over the world through a...

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